CNVC Certified Trainer
Jesse Wiens is the founder of ZENVC, an approach to the practice of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) that integrates meditation, mindfulness and inner work. He is passionate about bringing Eastern and Western wisdom to bear on the problems of today, as well as supporting individuals, couples and communities to come back into wholeness. He draws from his own Chinese-American heritage, seven years of living and practicing in Zen monasteries, as well as training with NVC founder, Marshall Rosenberg and the Center for Understanding in Conflict co-founder, Gary Friedman. Jesse is a CNVC Certified Trainer and former volunteer with BayNVC's Restorative Justice Program at San Quentin State Prison. He is also a contributing author to A Thousand Hands: A Guidebook to Caring for Your Buddhist Community.